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7BR

Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC

LONDON, WC1R 4BS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 2511
DX:
347 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk

Simon Wheatley

Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk
7BR (Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC)

Position

Simon’s principle area of practice is maximum severity personal injury claims and brain damage cases. He has detailed knowledge and experience of medical claims across the whole spectrum of clinical practice; and has represented a range of defendants, including the MOD in a variety of cases involving Army and RAF personnel.In clinical negligence, Simon specialises in claims involving injury at birth, cerebral palsy, failure to diagnose, failure to inform, and a variety of procedures, including laparotomy and laparoscopy. He appears on behalf of medical and other professionals in disciplinary proceedings. He is also instructed in product liability cases which concern medical products. Simon undertakes a range of personal injury work that includes industrial accidents, chemical injuries, RSI and “stress at work” cases. He is highly regarded for his expertise in military discipline matters, such as service bullying and discrimination cases.Simon also lectures on medico-legal topics, including the use of medical experts in clinical negligence cases and the application of multipliers.

Career

Qualified 1979, Middle Temple Inn; 1994 part-time Judge Advocate.

Languages

Fluent French.

Education

Marlborough College; Brunel University (LLB Hons).

Leisure

Sailing.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Simon Wheatley - 7BRUnflappable in complex cases with client care that is second to none.

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